Apply for Financial Support

Harpenden Music Foundation is a registered charity whose principal aim is to further and support the musical lives of young people from Hertfordshire including Luton.
The Foundation offers interest free loans, for the purchase of instruments.
Also, we can provide bursaries to help with other musical costs such as music course fees and lessons.
Finally, we can offer grants for events taking place in the Harpenden area to promote musical education and appreciation.

The information below explains how you can apply for a loan, bursary or grant using the online application forms or, if you prefer, by downloading and posting the form to us.

How to Apply



Bursaries up to £1,000 are available to assist with musical costs such as music course fees and lessons, with the proviso that the applicant must pay something themselves towards the course/lessons. A Bursary is subject to Trustee approval.

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Grants up to £1,000 are available to support events/festivals run in Harpenden and the surrounding area, which promote musical education and appreciation, subject to Trustee approval.

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Supporting Us


Donations are always welcome to enable us to continue with the musical support we offer. If you are interested in making a donation, please visit our fundraising page for more information.


Concerts and fundraising events are organised on a regular basis. Details of our next event will appear on the website. If you would like to be kept in touch directly about these, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will add you to our mailing list.